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La Promenade by Pierre Bonnard.
30/03/2015 - France

Bonnard paintings fetch almost a million euros each at French auction

A collection of about 100 paintings, sketches and memorabilia from French painter Pierre Bonnard fetched 5.5 million euros at an auction in Fontainebleau near Paris on Sunday.
The Edge of the World, pt II
28/03/2015 - Culture in France

The Edge of the World, pt II

What do Lady Gaga’s wigmaker and an imaginary world cartographer have in common?
The Edge of the World
22/03/2015 - Culture in France

The Edge of the World

What do a rock balancer and a spider scientist have in common?
Inside the Musée d'Orsay in Paris
19/03/2015 - France

Musée d'Orsay drops photo ban after culture minister snaps Bonnard

The Musee d'Orsay has dropped its ban on visitors taking photos of artworks after France's culture minister openly flouted the restriction on Monday, sparking criticism.

Former French interior minister Claude Guéant talks to RFI
08/03/2015 - France

Ex-Sarkozy aide charged with tax evasion in Libya election finance probe

A former French interior minister and key ally of right-wing leader Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with tax evasion and forgery in a case linked to allegations that Moamer Kadhafi’s Libya ...
Facebook is to face a French court, despite the small print
06/03/2015 - France - United States

French court rules it can judge Facebook in vagina painting case

A French court on Thursday ruled that it can judge a case against US social-networking site Facebook over its blocking of the account of a teacher who posted a painting of a vagina by Gustave ...
The Origin of the World, 1866, by Gustave Courbet
05/03/2015 - France - United States

Court to rule that Facebook can be judged in France in vagina painting case

A Paris court was to rule on Thursday on whether US-based social-media site Facebook is answerable to French law.
Chinese museum of Empress Eugenie, Fontainebleau chateau.
02/03/2015 - France - China

Priceless Chinese artefacts stolen from Fontainebleau chateau

Fifteen chinese artefacts were lifted from Fontainebleau chateau - south of Paris - early on Monday morning.

02/03/2015

French press review 2 March 2015

We don't often start these Press Reviews with a look at the sports pages, but this seems like a good morning to break that habit.

Dutch artist Krijn de Koning's exhibition intrigues Parisians
01/03/2015 - Culture in France

Dutch artist Krijn de Koning's exhibition intrigues Parisians

An exhibition by Dutch artist Krijn de Koning at the 104 cultural centre in Paris, is called Space - Colour.
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